Somebody Somewhere Season 2 renewed ahead of Season 1 finale, Here’s everything you should know

Somebody Somewhere season 2 is officially announced by the original network just after three episodes premiere. The American comedy drama TV series is created by Hannah Bos and Paul Thureen whose story is inspired from the life of a real star Bridget Everett who was born and raised in Manhattan, Kansas.

It highlights the struggles of Sam who is battling a midlife crisis followed by the death of her sister while searching for her space in hometown. IMDb has given the show a perfect score of 7.9 out of 10 with six critic reviews and 72 user reviews.

‘Somebody Somewhere’ Renewed by HBO for a second season

Somebody Somewhere has been officially renewed by HBO for a second season but no release date is not yet announced by the creators. However, we can expect the new season of Somebody Somewhere to be released around 2023 if the filming began this year.

Somebody Somewhere season 2 release date

Considering the first season timeline, HBO ordered a series based on Bridget’s life in July 2020. The cast was announced in June 2021 including Jeff Hiller and Danny McCarthy.

Filming Locations at a Glance

Even though the series sets in Kansas, the actual shooting locations were different. According to our sources, The first season of Somebody Somewhere was originally filmed inside Chicago, Illinois during Summer 2021. Filming began in May 2021 and wrapped up in Sep 2021.

Most of the filming was done around suburban Chicago primarily in Lockport and Warrenville. Some scenes were also shot inside Lemont and Naperville.

Chicago was picked as the major filming location by the creators because of its accessible talent pool and rural environment. The place is incredibly grounded and that’s why Hannah felt prejudiced while shooting was going on.

Sources suggest that the crew is expected to return to the same towns along with some new suburbs of Chicago for the filming of Somebody Somewhere Season 2. Joliet and Bolingbrook are rumored to feature in the second part of ‘Somebody Somewhere’. The filming for a new season will begin in 2022, a source reported.


No trailer or teaser has been released for a Somebody Somewhere Season 2 but HBO’s executive vice president of programming Amy Gravitt commented that this show’s renewal been an absolute delight to see viewers connect with this ensemble. In this season, Hannah and Paul will remind us where we came from.

Lakshya Kaushik

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